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AUSTRALIAN.

[Per Renter's Agency.) New : Zealand to the Fore. Melbourne, Dec. 3. In the six days’ walking content,; Swan has made 250 ; Baker, 248, and Seymour, 240 miles. The Intercolonial Conference. Melbourne, T.o-day. As a result .of.-the-■lntercolonial (Conference, it lias been agreed-;-between Victoria and South Australia to adopt free trade intercourse across their borders.' South Wales and South Austi'alia have, however, decided to renew their , existing border duties. Another Massacre. News has been received that the captain and three of the crew of the cutter Delia have been massacred by the natives . at Port Webber. The Border Duties, The Border Duties Convention which is to bo renewed between New South Wales and South Australia provides for the payment to the former of L 47,500 annually. Commercial. Sydney, Dec. 3. Hennessy’s brandy is quoted at 365. 6d. to 3Gs. 9d.; bulk, quarters 11® K ero ' sene, Devoe’s, per gallon, Is. 9d. to Is. lOd. New Zealand oats, per bushel, 2s. 3d Candles, D. R.J., per lb., B£d.; D.R.0., per lb., B]d. Adelaide, Dec. 3. The price of wheat per bushel is 4s. 9d. with no buyers. Town flour, Lll ; country, L 9 10s. to L 9 15s. The tone of freights is firm. ' The New Ireland Massacre. Sydney, To-day . The scene of the massacre of the captain and three of the crew of the cutter Deila is at Port Webber, in New Ireland. 1 'Her Majesty’s schooner Beagle brings news of the outrage. She also reports that the Marquis De Ray’s immigrants have shifted from Likiliki Bay, New Ireland, and are actively preparing to leave and settle in Queensland. Gold in Queensland, Brisbane, Tq-day.

New goldfields have been gazetted in the vicinity of Mount Perry, near Burnett river, to the north-west of Maryborough, in this colony.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 208, 4 December 1880

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 208, 4 December 1880

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